posted by Linda .
If you were to purchase stock, what sort of information about the company’s stock would you use to make your decision to buy shares of a certain company?
When I buy stock, I first check its 5 to 10 year history of earnings per share and sales. If its growth has been steady, I'm interested. I check the analysts' prediction for the future of this company's growth. I check its P/E ratio and decide whether the price is too high at this time.
I also want the company's assets to be much greater than its liabilities and its debt to be much less than its working capital.
Also, here is some good advice: